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Heritage, Hashtags and how UNESCO is promoting Africa

By Emmanuelle Landais

Whether they’re places linked to the slave trade or are natural wonders, Unesco world heritage sites located in West Africa have become more accessible because of a new app. It's called 'Vue d’Afrique' and it was developed by Unesco.

Correspondent Emmanuelle Landais has more from Gorée island, off the coast of Senegal, on how the UN's cultural arm is mixing heritage and hashtags.

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